A Redding man is recovering from stab wounds Thursday morning after police say his girlfriend attacked him. It happened around 11 Wednesday morning on Smile Place just east of Freebridge Street in Redding. Police say the victim, 45 year old Ryan Palmer, got in a physical fight with suspect 24 year old Monica Gange.
The fight escalated and Gange stabbed Palmer two times in the back and once on the head with a fixed blade knife. Gange was then driven away in a white pick-up truck that was last seen traveling westbound on Parkview Avenue. She is described as a white woman 5' 7", 175 pounds with bright red hair and hazel eyes.
Palmer was treated for his injuries and released.
Anyone with information about Gange whereabouts is asked to call the redding police department.